What stock exchanges are CWB Group shares traded on?
The common shares of Canadian Western Bank are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol 'CWB'. The Bank's Series 5 preferred shares trade on the TSX under the trading symbol 'CWB.PR.B'.
How do I buy and sell CWB Group shares?
CWB shares can be purchased and sold through the TSX via a registered stock broker.
Can I buy shares from CWB Group directly?
No. CWB shares must be purchased and sold through the TSX via a registered stock broker.
Where can I find the current share price?
A share price quote is available here
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Why do I receive more than one copy of CWB's shareholder mailings?
CWB makes every effort to avoid duplication; however, if you are a registered shareholder with more than one broker account, or hold CWB shares under more than one name and/or address, multiple mailings may result. If you receive, but do not require, multiple copies, please contact the Bank’s transfer agent Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872.
Have shares in CWB ever split?
CWB paid a stock dividend effecting a 2-for-1 split of the Bank’s common shares in both January 2005 and January 2007.
Do CWB shares pay dividends?
Yes. Dividend amounts are reviewed quarterly and approved by the Board of Directors.
What is CWBs history of dividend payments?
A detailed history of dividends paid by CWB is summarized here
Are dividends paid by CWB considered "eligible dividends" under the Canadian income tax act?
All cash dividends paid by CWB to Canadian residents are designated as “eligible dividends” under the Canadian income tax act.
Can I have my CWB dividend payments deposited directly into my bank account?
You can arrange to have CWB dividends deposited directly into your bank account by contacting the Bank’s transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872.
Does CWB offer a dividend reinvestment plan?
Yes, details for Canadian Western Bank's Dividend Reinvestment Plan are available here
What is the history of CWB?
Canadian Western Bank originated in 1984 as the Bank of Alberta with approximately $50 million in total assets. The price per share for the initial public offering was $2.50 (adjusted for stock dividends paid in both 2005 and 2007). In 1988, the Bank of Alberta merged with Western & Pacific Bank and the name was changed to Canadian Western Bank. Numerous strategic acquisitions have been completed throughout the Bank’s history with some of the more prominent being Northwest Trust Company (1995), Aetna Trust (1996), Canadian Direct Insurance Inc. and Valiant Trust Company (both acquired in 2004), Adroit Investment Management Ltd. (2008), National Leasing Group Inc. (2010) and McLean & Partners Wealth Management Ltd. (2013).
Where can I find regulatory filings for CWB?
to view or download regulatory filings and accompanying forms, which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com
Who should I contact if I need to update my address?
Please contact the Bank’s transfer agent Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872.
Who should I contact if I have not received my dividends?
If your dividend cheque has been lost, stolen, or has not been received, Shareholders are asked to contact the Bank’s transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872 as soon as possible.
Who should I contact if I have lost my share certificate or have an estate transfer?
If you have lost your share certificate or have an estate transfer, shareholders are asked to contact the Bank’s transfer agent, Valiant Trust Company, toll-free, at 1-866-313-1872 as soon as possible.
Where can I view or obtain a copy of the proxy circular?
Copies of the current and past proxy circulars are available for viewing or download here